Crockpot Creamy Tomato and Tortellini Soup

Posted January 12, 2014 by Prairie Wife -

Crock Pot Creamy Tomato and Tortellini Soup

I was inspired to make this Crockpot Creamy Tomato and Tortellini Soup last year when I was looking on Pinterest for a vegetarian meal to make for a friend.

The original recipe was full of ingredients that I didn’t have in my pantry or didn’t like. So, I made up my own and it turned out wonderful. Frankly, I was surprised that it was such a hit around here because it doesn’t have any meat!

It’s rich, flavorful, and filling. I especially love that I can throw it in the crockpot in the morning (it just takes two seconds) and be greeted by the warm zesty smell of soup when I get home from getting the kids from school.

Let me know what you add to the recipe to make it your own!

Prep Time 15 minutes Cooking time 4-8 hours

Serves 8-10

32oz of vegetable broth (beef or chicken is fine as well)

2 14.5oz cans of fire roasted tomatoes

2 14.5oz cans of tomato sauce

1 tbs Italian SeasoningPicture

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1lb mixed cheese tortellini, thawed but uncooked

1pt of heavy whipping cream

1. Pour broth, undrained fire roasted tomatoes, and tomato sauce into crockpot.

2. Add Italian Seasoning, salt and pepper, and garlic. Let the ingredients simmer in crockpot, stirring occasionally.

3. An hour before serving, add uncooked tortellini, stir well.

4. 30 minutes before serving add 1pt of heavy whipping cream, stir well.

5. Serve warm with mozzarella cheese sprinkled on top and some fresh whole wheat bread.

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